The Gregg County, Texas, Commissioners Court has approved a tentative plan for nearly $6 million in improvements to a county landfill.
Longview News-Journal reports that Republic Services wants to use tax-exempt bonds to improve 29 of its solid waste disposal facilities in the state, including up to $5.9 million in upgrades and expansion at its Gregg County landfill over the next three years.
Other Republic Services’ projects in the area include $6.9 million in improvements to its Jacksonville facility, $5 million to its Tyler facility and $5 million at its Mount Pleasant facility.
Longview News-Journal has more information:
A tentative plan for nearly $6 million in improvements to a Gregg County landfill crossed a legal hurdle Monday.
The Gregg County Commissioners Court approved a resolution that opens the door for Republic Services Inc. to improve its facilities on Four S Industrial Boulevard near Kilgore through a third-party bond financing technique allowed under a 41-year-old economic development tool.